Do you dread taking your kids shopping in the summer? I love my two weirdos, but I dread taking them to Target, Wal-mart, basically any place I need to run errands that has toys, candy, treats, impulse buy items.
I can stick to my list and budget while shopping solo, but add my two smalls into the mix, and stuff “mysteriously” makes its way into my cart. The whining, crying, begging. It’s enough to drive me to day drink.
So, I try to shop online and do in-store pick up as much as possible. I use all of the tools available to me to save money:
A lot of the stores available through Mypoints and Topcashback offer in-store or curbside pick up.
Target has their Redcard which has tons of perks. I save 5% every time I shop by using my Target Red Card. It’s a debit card and it’s Target branded, so I can only use it at Target, just like an ATM card (with a PIN).
Today I’m running to Target to pick up an order of stuff (face wash, cotton balls, stuff like that).
Then it’s off to 99 Cents Only to refill the snack box!
Talk Back: How do you Navigate the stores in the summer while staying on budget?